Friday, October 26, 2018

'Federal judge says 'bye girl' to lawsuit against Drag Queen Story Hour' & other Fri midday news briefs

Drag Queen Story Hour is popular with children and their parents. And that drives the religious right crazy.

Judge rejects conservative Christian group’s request to halt Drag Queen Story Hour - Good riddance to a DUMB lawsuit. The children love Drag Queen Story Hour. Their parents love Drag Queen Story Hour. Eat it, religious right. 

1,500 Parents of Trans Kids Send Letter To Trump-Pence Denouncing Attempt to Erase Trans People - "The parents, speaking for the thousands of families of transgender children across the country, write, “As parents, all we want is for our children to be safe, healthy, and fulfilled. Our children have our unconditional love, and many have the support of a loving community of friends, peers, teachers, coaches, and other allies. Sadly, however, our children also face ostracization and discrimination in far too many places. We fear every day that our children will encounter bullies -- but we never imagined that the most threatening bullies would be in the White House.”"

Matthew Shepard Will Be Laid To Rest 20 Years After His Brutal Murder - Nothing I can say about this which hasn't been said. Siiiiigh.  

Trump administration just laid out its legal argument against trans rights — it’s hot garbage - MERCY!

Gay immigrant freed on bond nine months after ICE arrest in West Philly - The struggle is real and it is international.